Lieutenant General Roger Lempke
Lt Gen (NE, ret.) Roger is the Director for Military Affairs for Senator Deb Fischer. In this capacity he supports policy development and accomplishes case work for military veterans. As former Adjutant General for Nebraska he organized and led the Nebraska National Guard through its largest mobilization since WWII in support of the Global War on Terrorism.
Roger was named the 2007 Nebraskan of Year by the Nebraska Rotary organization and honored as a Trailblazer by the Nebraskaland Foundation.
Roger was born and raised in Tecumseh, Nebraska, and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1969. He and his wife Shirlee, also a Tecumseh native, have lived in Lincoln since 1979 and have two grown children and six grandchildren.